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Woman's evening dress

Spring 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 147.3 cm (58 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin; silk plain weave; rhinestones; plastic

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White satin sleeveless evening dress patterned with “diamond,” “pearl,” and colored rhinestones. Draped bodice with row of covered buttons over a zipper along center back. Lined in white silk with black and white interior label: ARNOLD SCAASI.


Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg